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John Mayhall

romany rose

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Just wondreing if anyone on their travels may have seen a picture anywhere of my ancestor,Gt Uncle
JOHN MAYHALL,he was a author ,(I have all his books) and was born 16/10/1830 at Beeston nr Nottingham ,being Christned at St Mary`s Beeston Nottingham,he married 19/5/1856 at St Peters, Leeds to Elizabeth Johnson 1829=1905
John died 7/6/1886 at his home Rose Villa,Scotland Lane Horsforth Yorkshire
he had a wide and varied career ,solicitors clerk in 1851 ,at his marriage a solicitors book keeper,1858 a county court manager and then onwards up until his death he was the High Bailiff/Sherrif of Leeds,whilst also being an author ,most famous for his Annals of Yorkshire
John and Elizabeth had 6 children,a daughter marrying into the famous Bennett family of Australia
thank you ,take care
Romany Rosex
p.s he was also patron of many things including a benefactor of Leeds infirmary and also of the Horsforth Institute
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